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Three Weeks Out / All The Stuff

As of tomorrow (Monday) Mama Bear will be 37 Weeks pregnant: three weeks out from our due date.

Three weeks!

Whether you count a month as 30/31 days (e.g. 1,050 more words

We are what we eat

By Joshua Ball

A few months ago Bill Gates made seven predictions about our future. On the whole Mr Gates was quite optimistic. When I think about the future however, let’s say the next 50 years, I imagine swathes of unemployment due to automation, a ravaged ocean, acidified and emaciated by overfishing, over population, struggling to overcome the lack of housing and the lack of fresh water and the lack of food. 860 more words

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Opinion: Tour de France: the sporting event that comes closest to promoting environmentalism and sustainability, but not close enough

By Anders Lorenzen

Cycling is arguably one of the prime alternatives to reducing CO2 emissions from transportation, and thus dealing with climate change, at least in cities. 1,103 more words

Environment

"It's the end of the world as we know it, but I feel fine" - Or, in other words: the bike is the answer

Since my post last week about climate change and the impending apocalypse for humans and the world as we know it (cue R.E.M., please), a massive chunk of the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica broke away from the larger land mass. 666 more words

Travel

Want to save the planet? Have fewer children, study says

If you want to lower your carbon footprint, researchers say you should eat less meat, ditch your car and most importantly — have one less kid than planned. 560 more words

World

Serious about stopping climate change? Have one less child, UBC study says

For one person to have any real impact on climate change, it would take some major sacrifices: give up the car, stop eating meat, avoid transatlantic flights and, most importantly, have one fewer child than you had planned, according to a new study by a researcher at the University of British Columbia. 615 more words

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